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21 January 2015
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16 December 2014
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Author: Sonatel et Tigo (Sénégal)

"Sonatel/Orange et Tigo s'associent à d'autres opérateurs et l'Union africaine pour lutter contre Ebola", 16 décembre 2014...

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1 December 2014

Head of Liberian EITI says extractive companies failing to disclose taxes, revenues risk sanction

Author: New Dawn (Liberia)

'Companies risk sanction', 1 Dec 2014: The Head of Secretariat of the Liberia Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative or LEITI, Konah D. Karmo, has warned here that public disclosure of taxes and revenues from the extractive sectors is a legal...

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18 November 2014

Firestone's response to ProPublica, Frontline investigation

Author: Firestone

'Firestone responds', 18 Nov 2014: Firestone responded...to...ProPublica and FRONTLINE...Firestone...had to acknowledge the Taylor government or abandon the concession...[they] chose to stay...Firestone’s management negotiated the best terms they...

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18 November 2014

Frontline, ProPublica investigation examines relationship between Firestone and Liberian warlord Charles Taylor

...Firestone [a subsidiary of Bridgestone] wanted Liberia for its rubber. [Charles] Taylor wanted Firestone to help his rise to power. At a pivotal meeting in Liberia’s jungles in July 1991, the company agreed to do business with the warlord. In the...

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18 November 2014

‘Firestone and the Warlord: the untold story of Firestone, Charles Taylor and the tragedy of Liberia’

Author: T. Christian Miller and Jonathan Jones, ProPublica

‘Firestone and the Warlord: the untold story of Firestone, Charles Taylor and the tragedy of Liberia’, 18 Nov 2014:... In the first detailed examination of the relationship between Firestone and [Charles] Taylor, an investigation by ProPublica and...

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17 November 2014

[Video] 'Firestone and the warlord'

Author: Frontline

'Video: Firestone and the warlord', 18 Nov 2014: Frontline and ProPublica investigate the relationship between Firestone and the infamous Liberian warlord Charles Taylor. Based on the inside accounts of Americans who ran the company's Liberia rubber...

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11 November 2014

Oxfam Australia calls on G20 world leaders to crack down on tax avoidance depriving poor countries of funds to address health issues

Author: Karlis Salna, AAP (Australia)

"Poor countries victims of tax dodge: Oxfam", 11 Nov 2014...

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31 October 2014
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Los abusos de empresas que acaparan tierras para explotaciones mineras, petroleras, gasíferas, de madera u otros recursos naturales afectan a ocho países con bosques tropicales, en diversos lugares del mundo, “donde las personas viven” por lo que “los...

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9 October 2014

Global Witness launches project mapping human rights abuses of anonymous company ownership globally

"The great rip off: Anonymous companies and their victims", Oct 2014...

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